Were you looking for these? Your informal writerly learnings are here!
K.M. Weiland helps you decide between plain prose and beautiful prose. Helping Writers Become Authors
Jane Friedman returns to Writer Unboxed: a smarter author platform for the digital era of publishing.
Nathan Bransford offers a guide to social media for authors. Later in the week he offers tips on how to regain your concentration.
Emily Wenstrom explains how to use Twitter hashtags for writers. DIY MFA
Porter Anderson delves into author pay and publishing profits. And then, he looks at the success of Canada Reads as PBS announces a similar competition.
Valerie Francis joins Joanna Penn on The Creative Penn to discuss how to write a scene the Story Grid way.
Donald Maass takes a non-linear approach to middle scenes. Writer Unboxed
Sonja Yeorg is resurrecting a shelved manuscript. Writer Unboxed
Jo Eberhardt talks art and social change. It’s a ripping awesome post. Writer Unboxed
Tamar Sloan is deepening character complexity with the help of psychology. Writers Helping Writers
Angela Ackerman examines the destructive power of the lie your character believes. Writers Helping Writers
Jami Gold offers some suggestions to help you create a compelling, but quiet, black moment.
Heather Webb shares a writer’s lessons in failure. Writers in the Storm
Do the thing? Chuck Wendig offers a helpful (and hilarious) FAQ. Terribleminds
Kristen Lamb brings the LOLZ with her post on diagnosing the real writer.
Dheolos and Worldbuilding Magazine are creating a mountain setting. Mythcreants
Nina Munteanu explores how the women of The Expanse are changing our worldview.
Dan Koboldt is putting the science in your fiction. Writer’s Digest
And some writerly news from the north:
My friend and vice-president of the Sudbury Writers’ Guild Vera Constantineau is interviewed for The Northern Life about her new short story collection Daisy Chained.
Another friend and SWG member Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli announces pre-orders for her first novel, La Brigantessa, forthcoming from Inanna Publications this September.
And that was Tipsday.
Be well until Thoughty Thursday comes around to herald the weekend 🙂